Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for VMware ESXi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESXi over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 158 195
Rank change year-on-year -19 +37 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 18 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.36% 0.59% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 2.62% 5.11% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 18
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £298 £289 £225
90th Percentile £388 £486 £411
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £24.50
England median hourly rate £47.00 £48.51 £22.75
% change year-on-year -3.11% +113.23% -39.33%

VMware ESXi is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 688 489 700
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.91% 11.56% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 321 441
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -0.12% +28.16%
10th Percentile £250 £125 £175
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 46 49
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £11.63 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -16.96% +22.59%
10th Percentile £9.31 £9.53 £8.50
90th Percentile £36.35 £19.75 £23.95
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.59% -4.55%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware ESXi in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware ESXi in Yorkshire

VMware ESXi
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -13 16 £325 -22.62% 9
South Yorkshire -9 2 £355 +9.23%
VMware ESXi
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 16 (88.89%) VMware
3 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (83.33%) Windows Server
4 13 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (61.11%) HP
6 8 (44.44%) DNS
6 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
7 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
7 7 (38.89%) Clustering
8 6 (33.33%) Linux
8 6 (33.33%) SAN
9 5 (27.78%) Dell
9 5 (27.78%) DHCP
9 5 (27.78%) ITIL
9 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
9 5 (27.78%) SCCM
9 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds
10 4 (22.22%) SCOM
10 4 (22.22%) WSUS
10 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 4 (22.22%) NetApp
10 4 (22.22%) Server Virtualisation
10 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (16.67%) vCenter Server
11 3 (16.67%) Citrix
11 3 (16.67%) Cisco

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) DNS
1 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 6 (33.33%) SAN
3 5 (27.78%) DHCP
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (5.56%) IPsec
5 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.56%) MPLS
5 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (5.56%) SSL
5 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Back Office
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 6 (33.33%) Server Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.11%) EMC VNX
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) AIX
6 1 (5.56%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (5.56%) HPUX
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (22.22%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 2 (11.11%) High Availability
4 2 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) Server Patching
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) Break/Fix
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) Proactive Management
5 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 1 (5.56%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CCA
1 2 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (11.11%) MCITP
1 2 (11.11%) MCSE
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 13 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (16.67%) vSphere
4 2 (11.11%) XenApp
4 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 2 (11.11%) XenServer
5 1 (5.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (5.56%) Firmware
5 1 (5.56%) PowerHA
5 1 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) SCCM
2 4 (22.22%) SCOM
2 4 (22.22%) WSUS
3 3 (16.67%) HP SIM
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (16.67%) vCenter Server
4 2 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (11.11%) PowerCLI
4 2 (11.11%) SCDPM
5 1 (5.56%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (5.56%) OpenView
5 1 (5.56%) SCOrch
5 1 (5.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) VMware
2 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) HP
4 5 (27.78%) Dell
4 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
5 4 (22.22%) NetApp
5 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco
6 3 (16.67%) Citrix
6 3 (16.67%) IBM
7 2 (11.11%) EMC
7 2 (11.11%) McAfee
8 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
8 1 (5.56%) Brocade
8 1 (5.56%) Forcepoint
8 1 (5.56%) IronPort
8 1 (5.56%) Remedy
8 1 (5.56%) Veeam
8 1 (5.56%) Veritas